Anam Zakaria Publishes Third Book, “1971: A People’s History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India”

Anam Zakaria Publishes Third Book, "1971: A People’s History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India"

Anam Zakaria Publishes Third Book, “1971: A People’s History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India”

Anam Zakaria Publishes Third Book, “1971: A People’s History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India” The young leader of Asia 21 Anam Zakaria has published her third book, 1971: A People’s History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India. In 1971, Zakaria “examines three different state narratives and studies the institutionalization of the memory of the year and its events.

Anam Zakaria Publishes Third Book, "1971: A People’s History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India"

Through a personal journey, he juxtaposes state narratives with the history of people on the ground, and brings out nuanced experiences who lived through the war. Using intergenerational interviews, textbook analysis, school visits, and trips to museums and sites commemorating 1971, Zakaria explores the ways 1971 is remembered and forgotten in countries, generations, and communities. “

Anam Zakaria Publishes Third Book, "1971: A People’s History from Bangladesh, Pakistan and India"